It is common to think that “retouching” implies to only using Photoshop and enhancing Lightroom images. But many of the same editing techniques improve portraits that can clean up almost any kind of image.
Linked below is a video that demonstrates an example of how you can clean up an image of a table. It will go over how Photoshop has a number of different tools to dramatically enhance a simple image.
You will be able to see how they use the Spot Healing Brush to remove small distracting elements. It also goes on to using the Clone Stamp tool to make the windows match as well as the Brush Tool to remove the floor heater.
Watch the video and learn the nine retouching tricks that every photographer should know.